After It Is Up

Jake Watching a Raising

What Happens on Raising Day

It’s finally happening – raising day!  Your dreams are about to become reality. After all the agonizing, discussions and re-assessment, you’ve finally gotten everything together. Now it’s time to build your home. This is pretty exciting for everyone, and there’s a lot going on. Understanding something about this next phase should set your mind at […]

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Winter Home Maintenance

Winter Home Maintenance

These winter home maintenance projects are not as strenuous as your spring and fall chores, and they’ll leave you plenty of time for cuddling up under a quilt near your fireplace with that novel you’ve been meaning to read. So, put on some festive holiday music, heat up a batch of hot cider or cocoa and […]

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Fall Home Maintenance

Checklist for Fall Home Maintenance

After the heat and humidity of summer, fall is a refreshing and invigorating season that puts homeowners in the mood to get projects underway. Before the weather gets too cold, use your free time to prepare your house and yard for winter. Get started on your fall home maintenance early, so you’ll have plenty of time […]

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SIP Wiring Chase

Running Wires in SIPs – Concerns for the Homeowner

When you’re building a conventionally framed home, you don’t think much about pre-planning the electrical system. Sure, you may talk about having enough outlets in the kitchen, or that your hobby room has ample power for your various lights and equipment. However, it’s generally a non-issue when building a standard 2×4 house. Running wires in SIPs […]

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